PONDERAY — Area residents are invited to come learn about local foster care and the process to become a foster parent at upcoming orientation and informational meetings.
The events will take place Jan. 18, Feb. 15, and March 15. All of the orientations and meetings will take place from 6-8 p.m at Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, 207 Larkspur St.
At the monthly meeting, an experienced foster parent will talk about what it is like to be a foster parent. In addition, IDHW staff will provide an overview of the licensing process and then it is open for questions. To become a foster parent you have to complete 27 hours of class time, if there are enough participants, classes to become a foster parent will be held in the area in April.